Synonyms for papistry

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pey-puh-stree
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpeɪ pə stri

Définition of papistry

  • As in Roman Catholicism : noun religion of catholic church
Example sentences :
  • As for me, I have been hauled before the courts on a charge of Papistry.
  • Extract from : « London » by Walter Besant
  • Not one of all who heard him that day ever gave ear again to papistry.
  • Extract from : « Ringan Gilhaize » by John Galt
  • The first book exhibits the struggles of the Reformation with papistry.
  • Extract from : « Amenities of Literature » by Isaac Disraeli
  • Sometimes the most sincere of Protestants in sickness "relapsed into papistry."
  • Extract from : « English Travellers of the Renaissance » by Clare Howard
  • The earlier members of the Leighton family had shared the dislike of their fellow townsmen for anything approaching “papistry.”
  • Extract from : « The Gilded Man » by Clifford Smyth
  • The cornice f represents Heathenism and Papistry, animated by the mingling of Christianity and nature.
  • Extract from : « The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3) » by John Ruskin
  • Little Holland, since she shook off Papistry, hath no persecuting polity like the other nations.
  • Extract from : « Dreamers of the Ghetto » by I. Zangwill
  • The suspicion of papistry followed him; and orders were given for his arrest.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 » by Various
  • Some said, "Others sned the branches of the Papistry, but he strikes at the root, to destroy the whole."
  • Extract from : « The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland » by John Knox
  • Above all others, it was most offensive that the Queen was accused as if she would raise up Papists and Papistry again.
  • Extract from : « The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland » by John Knox

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